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Gareth Bale greets the audience during his presentation as a new Real Madrid player at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Sept. 2, 2013 in Madrid, Spain.
On Monday morning in Madrid the world’s most expensive soccer player was paraded to his new adoring fans.
Hola, Gareth Bale.
Following confirmation of his $132 million move from Tottenham on Sunday night, Bale arrived in Spain ahead of the huge rigmarole of becoming their new marquee signing.
A massive crowd had been gathering overnight and as Bale arrived chants of “Baaaaaalllee, Baaaaaalllee” rung out around the iconic Santiago Bernabeu. Read the full story.
First published September 2 2013, 9:10 AM